Uncle. Image shows from L to R: Andy (Nick Helm), Errol (Elliot Speller-Gillott). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.


BBC Three and Channel 4 sitcom about a bad uncle and his nerdy nephew. 20 episodes (pilot + 3 series), 2012 - 2017. Stars Nick Helm, Elliot Speller-Gillott, Daisy Haggard, Daniel Lawrence Taylor and others.

Uncle. Image shows from L to R: Jane (Geraldine James), Neville (Clive Russell), Andy (Nick Helm). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.

Series 3, Episode 5 - Rivals

Andy and Sam's chaotic parents Neville and Jane visit from Spain and announce they're getting a divorce.

Further details

Andy and Sam's chaotic parents Neville and Jane visit from Spain and announce they're getting a divorce.

While Sam obsesses on the fact mum still doesn't pay her attention, Andy schemes ways to keep his parents together, in an attempt to prove he can make any relationship work. And Errol decides to play Ben and Bruce off each other to buy him a trip to Europe.

Who will win the manipulation game?

Broadcast details

Sunday 29th January 2017
BBC Three
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Nick Helm Andy
Elliot Speller-Gillott Errol
Daisy Haggard Sam
Daniel Lawrence Taylor Bruce
Con O'Neill Val
Sydney Rae White Gwen
Brett Goldstein Casper
Jorja Rutherford Tiffany
Esther Smith Melodie
Nicholas Burns Ben
Guest cast
Gemma Whelan Veronica (Ben's new partner)
Nick Mohammed Roopesh (Carpet Warehouse manager)
Geraldine James Jane
Clive Russell Neville
Writing team
Oliver Refson Writer
Lilah Vandenburgh Writer
Production team
Oliver Refson Director
Faiza Hosenie Producer
Henry Normal Executive Producer
Alison MacPhail Executive Producer


Divorce is a gift

Errol tries to explain to Andy the upside of divorce.

Featuring: Nick Helm (Andy), Elliot Speller-Gillott (Errol).


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